Articles by: Meghan

4 cooking holiday experiences you haven’t considered yet

4 cooking holiday experiences you haven’t considered yet

Whether you’re a novice in the kitchen or a self-proclaimed chef, cooking holidays beat cooking at home for four reasons. One: you gain access to recipes and ingredients that tingle your tastebuds. Two: you get to meet other cooks who share your passion for food and cooking. Three: you’ll be cooking in […]

16 photos to inspire you to learn Spanish in the Dominican Republic

16 photos to inspire you to learn Spanish in the Dominican Republic

These 16 stunning photos come from our Spanish language and activity holiday school in Sosua, in the Dominican Republic. Gape away: The Spanish Over the course of seven days, students are grouped with others of their level — whether that’s a complete beginner or an advanced Spanish speaker — and given […]

Yoga term of the week: Warrior

Yoga term of the week: Warrior

The warrior poses are commonly the lead-ups to more advanced postures and are powerful stances in which your legs are held apart and your arms are stretched outwards. With many variations, the most common you’ll hear in a yoga class are Warrior I (with arms above your head), and Warrior II (see photo, with arms outstretched and parallel to the ground).

Using the sea and sky as inspiration for incredible watercolours

Using the sea and sky as inspiration for incredible watercolours

Starting October 3rd, you can join Alison Cotton in Kalymnos, Greece, for a one-week painting holiday in the island sun. Alison focuses her painting courses on helping artists gain confidence and find their creative voice no matter their level of experience, and she’s extremely excited to be doing it in […]

5 holidays to help you take a digital detox

5 holidays to help you take a digital detox

Thanks to smartphones, typical days include an onslaught of Facebook notifications, email pings, Twitter drafts, and general text messages, making it nearly impossible to cut out the noise. While potentially unimaginable, we’re here to suggest a holiday sans technology. Switch off, unplug, and live one of these five holidays without […]

Yoga term of the week: Uttanasana

Yoga term of the week: Uttanasana

Uttanasana – an incredibly fun word to say aloud – is the ‘standing forward bend’ posture which stretches the back of your legs and hips, as well as your spine. Most athletes, from dancers to footballers, will probably have done this sometime in their life without realising its proper yogic name!

4 Spanish and French language immersion courses to improve your multilingual skills

4 Spanish and French language immersion courses to improve your multilingual skills

Language holidays beat learning a language at home in a classroom for two reasons. One: spending one week on an immersive language course gives you the equivalent language skills of four weeks in a traditional classroom. And, two: you get to go on holiday. Need we say more? We’ve updated […]

16 photos to inspire you to go horse riding in Lanjaron, Spain

16 photos to inspire you to go horse riding in Lanjaron, Spain

These 16 photos come from our horse riding school in Lanjaron, Spain. So, go ahead, feast your eyes on the regions seriously stunning scenery (and majestic horses!): The trekking Over the course of seven days, riders depart on four full-day treks through the breathtaking Sierra Nevada Mountains, staying overnight in a mountain […]

Make the most of your holiday to Provence

Make the most of your holiday to Provence

Picture Provence: its iconic lavender fields, vibrant rows of sunflowers, lush forests, olive groves, craggy hillsides, bountiful vineyards, blissful beaches, pétanque players, and quaint villages. The extraordinary variety of the region, steeped in ancient history dating back before the invasion of the Romans, deserves to be celebrated through active engagement with […]

Yoga term of the week: Thai Massage

Yoga term of the week: Thai Massage

More an addition to yoga than an actual piece of it, Thai massage has evolved into many techniques and movements to improve your flexibility. Originally, it was created to relieve stuck energy which arose from hours of seated meditation.